homogeneous Definition

  • 1consisting of parts or elements that are all the same
  • 2of uniform structure or composition throughout

Using homogeneous: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "homogeneous" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The mixture should be homogeneous before adding the next ingredient.

  • Example

    The population of the town is relatively homogeneous in terms of ethnicity.

  • Example

    The company has a homogeneous corporate culture.

homogeneous Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for homogeneous

Antonyms for homogeneous

Phrases with homogeneous

  • a mixture in which the components are uniformly distributed and not easily distinguished


    Air is an example of a homogeneous mixture.

  • a society in which the majority of people share a common culture, language, and values


    Japan is often cited as an example of a homogeneous society.

  • a function in which each variable appears with the same degree


    The function f(x,y) = x^2 + y^2 is a homogeneous function of degree 2.

Origins of homogeneous

from Greek 'homogenēs', meaning 'of the same kind'


Summary: homogeneous in Brief

The term 'homogeneous' [ˌhoʊməˈdʒiːniəs] describes something consisting of parts or elements that are all the same, or of uniform structure or composition throughout. It is often used in scientific contexts, such as 'homogeneous mixture' or 'homogeneous function,' but can also refer to social or cultural contexts, such as 'homogeneous society.' Antonyms include 'heterogeneous' and 'diverse.'